(1824 - 1903)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Known as "L.B.", he enlisted as Sergeant, Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company at Antietam, and wrote about it after the War.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Sergeant Major of the regiment on 21 June 1864 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company C on 29 December 1864. He was wounded in action at Dabney's Mills, near Petersburg, VA on 6 February 1865 and promoted First Lieutenant on 15 May 1865 (but not mustered at that rank). He was absent, sick at his Company's muster-out.
After the War
He was a canvasser and collector for the Scranton Weekly Republican for at least 30 years, and contributed often to the paper.
References & notes
1824; Benton Center, Lackawanna County, PA
12/12/1903 Fleetville, PA; burial in Chase Cemetery, Fleetville, PA